meaning of Big Apple

Big Apple meaning in General Dictionary

nyc a nickname typically written The Big Apple

Big Apple meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"ny," 1909 (but popularized by 1970s tourism marketing campaign), apparently from jazz performers' usage of apple for any city, specially a Northern one.

Sentence Examples with the word Big Apple

When the weekend arrived we once again went through the turmoil of renting and car and leaving the Big Apple in weekend traffic.

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